‘Venus in Fur’ at Bluebarn Theater

January 30th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Venus in Fur is the next play to be shown at the Bluebarn Theatre. It’s based on the 19th century erotic novel Venus in Furs written by Austrian Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, whose name gave rise to the word “masochism”—as in sadomasochism. You could consider the novel one of the original texts on the subject, but the contemporary play by David Ives is the story of just two characters—a modern director and actress looking to adapt the story for the stage.

Read More

Readings and Workshops from Backwaters Press

January 24th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Backwaters Press, an independent nonprofit literary press based here in Nebraska will continue their ongoing Reading Series next Wednesday at Gallery 1516.

Read More

‘Ripcord’ at Omaha Community Playhouse

January 23rd, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“Ripcord is about two women who are living as roommates in a senior living facility in New Jersey,” Hickman said. “One of the women has been there for four years. The other woman has been there for only a few weeks, and they do not really live well together. The woman who’s been there the longest, Abby, she’s very principled. She has her ways. She’s very set in them, and the other woman Marilyn is much more of a go-with-the-flow-type of person I would say.”

Abby and Marilyn are forced to share a room together, and the two women develop a sort of “Odd-Couple” relationship. As Abby attempts to get rid of her unwanted new roommate, a series of bets soon escalates into a game of one-upmanship.

Read More

A Symphonic Night of Hip Hop with Wyclef

January 19th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

Wyclef performs with the Omaha Symphony

(more…)

Readings and Workshops at Kaneko for ‘feedback’ series

January 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Presented by Kaneko and The Nebraska Writer’s Collective, the feedback Series aims to enliven the conversation about writing through readings and workshops. This Thursday at Kaneko, poets Nate Marshall from Chicago as well as Gina Keplinger and Ben Wenzl based here in Nebraska will perform.

Read More

‘Two Places at Once’ Opens at Darger HQ

January 12th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight at Darger, artists Garric Simonsen from Spokane, WA and Craig Roper based here in Lincoln, open their joint exhibition, Two Places at Once. Paired together by Darger’s Director, Launa Bacon, Simonsen and Roper will share the gallery space until March.

Read More
©2018 KVNO News